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16 April 2021
Scientists uncover secret of the hunger switch in the brain
A 3D structure reveals how a unique molecular switch in our brain causes us to feel full – and may help develop improved anti-obesity drugs.
8 April 2021
How preprints accelerated science communication during the pandemic
A new study finds that approximately 35 per cent of the COVID-19 scientific literature was shared as preprints during the early phase of the pandemic.